Postsecondary Learning

Jordanian Queen Brings MOOCs to Middle East

Nov 19, 2013

MAJESTIC MOOC: On November 7, Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah announced the launch of Edraak, an Arabic-language MOOC portal developed on the open edX platform. VentureBeat estimates her foundation will spend around $10 million to fund the development and expansion of the platform across the Middle East. This is the latest in a series of announcements by both edX and Coursera to bring their MOOCs overseas to regions like China and Europe.

Postsecondary Learning

Jordanian Queen Brings MOOCs to Middle East

Nov 19, 2013

MAJESTIC MOOC: On November 7, Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah announced the launch of Edraak, an Arabic-language MOOC portal developed on the open edX platform. VentureBeat estimates her foundation will spend around $10 million to fund the development and expansion of the platform across the Middle East. This is the latest in a series of announcements by both edX and Coursera to bring their MOOCs overseas to regions like China and Europe.

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